Everyone should be asking questions

In regard to Gary Williams’ Sunday letter concerning Cindy Sheehan: It is with some disbelief that Williams feels that he has any say whatsoever as to how someone grieves the loss of a loved one. Sheehan has every right to push for answers as to why her son had to die. We all have the right to know. It is unfathomable that someone speaking out against the war must therefore be a “lowest element, communist or an anarchists.”

Who are you to decide what I and others believe? Many countries of the world have suffered because the people put blind obedient faith in their leader. What Williams has done, however, was to illustrate what President Bush has done successfully and that is to have put the United States in the most divisive state that I can remember. What kind of honor is that and how can anyone look up to that kind of leader?

I also am amused as to the “lie” us “lefties” repeat, that “Clinton and the rest of the world” had the same intelligence information. Assume that this is true. Only Bush saw fit to invade Iraq. The rest of the world has more sense and had the courage to say so. Their and our reward for wanting the truth is to be labeled harshly by Bush and his blind followers.

As the saying goes, “If you are not outraged, you are not paying attention.” We all should be asking questions and have the ability to get truthful answers.

Duane Herzig


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